Smith & Wesson S&W 625-8 JM Jerry Miculek Edition .45 ACP 4” Revolver

SOLD FOR: $800

WOA#: WY240213RD002

Make: Smith & Wesson

Model: 625-8 JM.

Serial Number: DJR4697

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .45 ACP cut for use with moon clips. This revolver does not include the moon clips. These clips are necessary for the revolver to function correctly.

Action Type: Single / Double Action, with Swing-Out, 6 Shot, Fluted Cylinder with ejector.

Markings:  The left side of the barrel is marked “.45 ACP” and the right side is marked “SMITH & WESSON”. The left side plate has S&W’s monogram logo, the right side of the frame is marked “MADE IN U.S.A. MARCAS REGISTRADAS SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD, MASS.” and “JM” with a lightning bolt. The inside of the crane cut is marked, “DJR4697 625-8”. The crane is marked “730”. The left and right side of the grips are marked with the “JM” Lightning Bolt Logo.

Barrel Length: 4”

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a black blade with a brass bead pinned to the front of the barrel. The rear sight is a rectangular fully adjustable notch sight screwed to the top of the frame.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are smooth wood Jerry Miculek designed grips. The grips have no chips or cracks and only one small depression near the bottom of the grip. Overall the grips are in excellent condition.    

Type of Finish: Matte Stainless

Finish Originality:  Factory Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp, there is no erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. The cylinder has a thin drag line and there is some operational wear on the hammer and the trigger. The screw heads are sharp with strong slots. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Excellent to Like New condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly with very light side-to-side play in lockup. This pistol has excellent lock up and crisp smooth trigger pull and almost no over travel. This pistol requires the use of moon clips in order to function correctly. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories:  This revolver includes its original factory case, owner’s manual, warranty card, NRA pamphlet, and cable lock. It does not include moon clips.

Our Assessment: The Smith & Wesson 625-8 Jerry Miculek Edition stands as a testament to the marriage of expertise between one of the most renowned competitive shooters, Jerry Miculek, and the precision craftsmanship of Smith & Wesson. Designed explicitly for competitive shooting disciplines like USPSA and IPSC revolver divisions, this revolver is finely tuned to deliver unparalleled speed, accuracy, and reliability on the range. Chambered in .45 ACP, the 625-8 Jerry Miculek Edition offers shooters the advantage of using the same ammunition commonly found in 1911-style pistols, adding a layer of convenience and versatility to its design. This chambering, coupled with Miculek’s insights and preferences, ensures that every aspect of the revolver’s performance is optimized for competition. Crafted with a stainless steel frame and barrel, the revolver exhibits durability and stability, crucial for maintaining control and accuracy during rapid-fire shooting sequences. The weight distribution is carefully balanced to minimize muzzle rise, allowing for quick follow-up shots and precise target transitions—a feature essential for gaining an edge in competitive shooting events. Each 625-8 Jerry Miculek Edition undergoes meticulous attention to detail to meet the exacting standards demanded by top-level competition. The result is a revolver that not only bears the mark of Miculek’s signature but also embodies his expertise and endorsement, further validating its pedigree in the competitive shooting community. Equipped with adjustable target sights, the revolver allows shooters to fine-tune their sight picture for optimal accuracy and precision at varying distances. This feature, combined with a 6-round cylinder capacity and the use of moon clips for efficient reloading,(not included) ensures that shooters can maintain a competitive edge on the range and during competition stages. In essence, the Smith & Wesson 625-8 Jerry Miculek Edition represents the pinnacle of performance and precision in revolver design. Please see our photos and best of luck with your bidding!!!-R.L.

Smith & Wesson S&W 625-8 JM Jerry Miculek Edition .45 ACP 4” Revolver
Smith & Wesson S&W 625-8 JM Jerry Miculek Edition .45 ACP 4” Revolver